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Boot Windows Vista and WinXP from 2 HDD

By nicksman ·
I have a PC with Windows VISTA Home Premium on a SATA HDD. I have an IDE HDD from another PC with Windows XP installed on. How can I install the second HDD on an external case connected on FireWire (IEE1394) port to the PC with the Windows VISTA and make a dual boot OS?

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If your PC BIOS will allow it to boot from firewire, then it will work

by robo_dev In reply to Boot Windows Vista and Wi ...

I would not be surprised if you needed to do a repair-reinstall XP on the external drive..if it tries to boot and gives a BSOD, that would be the remdy for that.

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Thanks

by nicksman In reply to If your PC BIOS will allo ...

Astonished for a comprehensive and quick reply. Unfortunately it seems that HP a6210 motherboard is not supporting firewire boot.
Nikolas.

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